DIAMOND BACHELOR was a $100,000 November weanling purchase for J.W. Greathouse and partners.





Continuing her comeback MISS SKY WARRIOR capped a five-race winning streak with a 13-length romp in the G2 Gazelle S. in April.





Keen Ice, a son of leading sire Curlin, boasts an impressive race record – a G1 winner with earnings over $3.4 million.





Among the many accomplishments on champion Tepin (Bernstein)’s lengthy CV, perhaps none was as impressive or noteworthy as her victory in the 2016 G1 Queen Anne S. at Royal Ascot. 





It was another strong showing in the sales ring for Into Mischief Thursday and trainer Mark Casse got into the action, purchasing a filly by the Spendthrift stallion for $260,000 on behalf of Tracy Farmer. 



G1 FAMILY ESTABLISHED BY GLENCREST CONTINUES THROUGH GENERATIONS TO G1 2YO HEAVENLY LOVE

Malibu Moon, one of John Greathouse’s favorite sires and sire of his ill-fated multiple G1 winning filly Devil May Care, sired the winner of the G1 Darley Alcibiades S. when Heavenly Note came home by more than five lengths at Keeneland over the Fall All Stars Weekend.





Donegal's Jerry Crawford is optimistic about Keen Ice's chances if he advances to the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1). He's got to first get by a talented group in the Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1).





Without Gun Runner or Arrogate to contend with, Donegal Racing and Calumet Farm's Keen Ice stands out in the seven-horse field entered for the Oct. 7 $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) at Belmont Park. 





Donegal Racing’s Keen Ice (Curlin) and Twin Creeks Racing and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners’s Destin (Giant’s Causeway) turned in a company work Saturday morning over the Belmont training track,





PORT PROTECTION, bred by Glencrest Farm won the Fillies Oaks at Lethbridge in October of 2016 without a lot of fanfare.





SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – It has been nearly two years since Donegal Racing’s Keen Ice (Curlin) forged past American Pharoah (Pioneerof the Nile) in deep stretch to capture the GI Travers S.,





With lots of fan support, Glencrest bred KEEN ICE was looking for an upset in the Whitney, but after a stumbling start KEEN ICE





The National Thoroughbred Racing Association Top Thoroughbred Poll of all ages shows slight shuffling in the top 10 after the conclusion of the Stars & Stripes Festival of Racing this weekend at Belmont Park.





Keen Ice’s last victory was a major upset when running down Triple Crown winner American Pharoah (Pioneerof the Nile) late in the 2015 GI Travers S., which was the only loss of that three-time Eclipse winner’s sophomore campaign.





When bloodstock agent Steve Young made a final bid of $240,000 to secure a colt from the first crop of 2013 G1 Hopeful S. winner Strong Mandate (Tiznow), it marked a pinhooking coup for Deuce Greathouse's Cockaigne.



GLENCREST & PARTNERS PINHOOK - HOLIDAY DISGUISE

THIRD STRAIGHT WIN FOR 3YO FILLY RAISED AT GLENCREST

Purchased by John Greathouse at the Keeneland November Sale  in 2014, the NY-bred filly brought $70,000.



MISS SKY WARRIOR GETS VACATION AFTER KY OAKS

MISS SKY WARRIOR, who had her five-race win streak snapped in the Kentucky Oaks has been given a farm vacation and will rejoin trainer Kelly Breen's Monmouth Park stable this summer.



Breen, London Await Miss Sky Warrior's Best

Two days after Miss Sky Warrior put in her last serious move for the May 5 Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1), her breeder/owner and trainer are sitting on ready.



KY Oaks News & Notes, April 27: Miss Sky Warrior Beats The Storm, Turns In Half-Mile Breeze

Kentucky Oaks Barn Notes for Thursday, April 27:MISS SKY WARRIOR – Trainer Kelly Breen discovered the meaning of widely scattered showers in Louisville, Kentucky, Thursday morning when he breezed Miss Sky Warrior a half-mile in :49.20 with jockey Paco Lopez up.



Glencrest foaled, raised & co-bred Imperative Gets Up Just in Time in CT Classic

The 7-year-old gelding Imperative (Bernardini) joined Researcher as a two-time winner of the $1.25-million GII Charles Town Classic with a game neck tally over Matt King Coal (Cool Coal Man) over a sloppy track Saturday afternoon. It was another neck back to War Story(Norther Afleet) in third.



Breen, Miss Sky Warrior (Glencrest foaled & raised) Riding High into Oaks

A few moments with Kelly Breen and it is easy to sense the roots of his success. A proper balance of blunt, thoughtful and calculated in delivery, he speaks about his operation with honesty, consistency and an urgency for excellence.



IMPERATIVE, CO-BRED BY GLENCREST, RETURNS TO $1,250,000 CHARLES TOWN CLASSIC S.-G2

The 7-year-old gelded son of BERNARDINI returns to become the first horse to run in four runnings of Saturday's marque event.



GLENCREST FOALED & RAISED MISS SKY WARRIOR TAKES GAZELLE

Arlene London's homebred Miss Sky Warrior will head to the Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) on a roll after securing her fifth straight victory—this time in spectacular fashion—April 8 in the $300,000 Gazelle Stakes (G2) at Aqueduct Racetrack.



Glencrest Bred Keen Ice Eager to Topple Another Titan

Coming into this year’s compelling renewal of the $10-million G1 Dubai World Cup, it is difficult to look past the overpowering presence of heavy favorite Arrogate (Unbridled’s Song).



Glencrest foaled and raised Miss Sky Warrior Reigns in Davona Dale

No matter the distance or running style, Miss Sky Warrior keeps yielding the same result.



IMPERATIVE WEARS DOWN STANFORD IN THRILLING POSEIDON FINISH

Glencrest bred IMPERATIVE, a 7-year-old gelding, pushed his earnings to $2,240,790 in a thrilling inaugural edition of the $400,000 Poseidon Handicap culminating in a stretch duel between heavyweights Imperative and Standford; Imperative just got by the younger Stanford at the wire to be declared the winner in a photo finish.



GLENCREST BRED KEEN ICE JOINS CAST FOR PEGASUS WORLD CUP

Donegal Racing and the brothers Jerry and Ronnie Frankel have reached a partnership agreement to start Donegal’s Keen Ice in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park in south Florida on Jan. 28, the partners said on Wednesday.



Glencrest bred & raised Keen Ice Hopes To Earn Spot In Pegasus World Cup With A Victory In Harlan's Holiday

Keen Ice, the only horse to beat American Pharoah during the Triple Crown champion's historic 2015 Horse of the Year campaign, is scheduled to prep for the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) in Saturday's $100,000 Harlan's Holiday (G3) at Gulfstream Park.



The Next Generation

Although it lacks the mass popularity of America's major sports leagues, Thoroughbred racing's fan base is dedicated and loyal, and the people that work within its confines wouldn't think of leaving it for a job in the "real world."



Glencrest Foaled & Raised Miss Sky Warrior Holds On in Demoiselle

Arlene's Sun Star Stable's Miss Sky Warrior continues to find new gears during her steps up in class, turning back a late bid from favorite Jamyson 'n Ginger to capture the $300,000 Demoiselle Stakes (gr. II) for 2-year-old fillies Nov. 26 by half-length at Aqueduct Race Course.



GLENCREST EYED TALENT EARLY ON, FOUR SELECTIONS GO FOR $11-MILLION IN FOUR BREEDERS' CUP RACES

In Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup races at Santa Anita Glencrest Farm-bred KEEN ICE will attempt another huge upset, similar to what he accomplished in the 2015 Travers Stakes when he defeated Triple Crown winner and eventual Horse of the Year American Pharoah.



Crawford A Bit 'Keen' On Glencrest bred for Breeders' Cup Classic

Owner Jerry Crawford suggested to the Daily Racing Form on Friday that 4-year-old Keen Ice, the only horse to beat American Pharoah in 2015, is being considered for a shot in the Breeders' Cup Classic on Nov. 5.



GLENCREST PINHOOK, AL'S GAL, BREAKS THROUGH IN E.P. TAYLOR S.-G1

It took Ken and Sarah Ramsey's 5-year-old mare Al's Gal 26 starts to earn her first graded win, but it was a whopper Oct. 16 at Woodbine.

 



Glencrest Bred Keen Ice Entered In Belmont Allowance Race Friday

The only horse to defeat American Pharoah during his record-setting 2015 season, Keen Ice hasn't raced since finishing eighth behind California Chrome in the Dubai World Cup in March.



BACK TO BACK STAKES WINS FOR DIAMOND BACHELOR, A GLENCREST FARM & PARTNERS PINHOOK GRADUATE

Five year old DIAMOND BACHELOR, won Gulfstream Park's $75,000 guaranteed The Vid S. on Sept. 3



GRADE I WINNER HAVEYOUGONEAWAY, PINHOOKED BY GLENCREST & PARTNERS, PREPARES FOR BREEDERS' CUP

HAVEYOUGONEAWAY, the New York-bred filly who won a pair of stakes at Saratoga, including he Grade I Ballerina, worked four furlongs in :47 over the Belmont main track Thursday morning.



Uncle Mo Filly Provides Highest ROI

When an Uncle Mo filly went through the ring during the fifth session of the Keeneland September yearling sale, partners in the Cockaigne Ranch partnership that purchased her for $30,000 had high hopes for a healthy profit.



GLENCREST BRED & RAISED KEEN ICE WORKS TOWARD RETURN

Donegal Racing's Keen Ice continues to work well as the 2015 Travers Stakes (gr. I) winner prepares for a return to racing.



Glencrest foaled & raised Airoforce, faces off with Oscar Nominated in Dueling Grounds Derby

Back on their preferred surface after stints on the Triple Crown trail, Airoforce and Oscar Nominated have run well since the Kentucky Derby in multiple starts on turf, but have yet to find the winner's circle despite close calls.



Congrats' Haveyougoneaway Gets Up for Ballerina Upset

Haveyougoneaway secured her third-straight victory, and provided both herself and trainer Tom Morley with a first Grade I win as she pulled off a 10-1 upset in Saturday’s GI Ballerina S. at Saratoga.



'It's Great To See Him Back': Keen Ice Records Third Breeze At Saratoga

A local legend at the Spa after his shocking defeat of Triple Crown champion American Pharoah in the Travers Stakes, Keen Ice had been struggling a bit since that victory last fall.



Glencrest Raised Uncle Mo in Rare Company

Uncle Mo is the next great sire. While some may think that making that statement so early in a stud career is premature, foolish, outlandish, or all of the above, history suggests that you can reach some educated conclusions about a sire's future arc based on his first crop of foals.



Keen Ice gets first test with blinkers in Dubai

On the bare face of things, the decision to use blinkers on Dubai World Cup starter Keen Ice is unusual. The 4-year-old has made 15 starts, none in blinkers, and the equipment change comes as Keen Ice gets set to line up in the richest race of his life, and while he is stabled and training thousands of miles from trainer Dale Romans's winter base in Florida.



GLENCREST BRED KEEN ICE DRAWS 1 HOLE IN DUBAI WORLD CUP

  Jerry Crawford of Donegal Racing had just three choices left when picking Keen Ice’s gate.



Romans: Keen Ice 'where we want him' for big Meydan test tomorrow

Already guaranteed his place in the history books as the only horse to beat 2015 US Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, the Dale Romans-trained Keen Ice embarks on his latest quest, a crack at the 2016 Dubai Wold Cup, when he lines up in at Meydan tomorrow evening.



KEEN ICE TO BE PILOTED BY RYAN MOORE SATURDAY IN DUBAI

The only horse to have bested American Pharoah last season, Keen Ice has traveled to the Meydan Racecourse to take aim on the Dubai World Cup on March 26.



Glencrest Bred Street Strategy Provides Morse Emotional Win

One month after winning the Fifth Season Stakes at Oaklawn, Street Strategy suffers setback keeping on the shelf for the remainder of the Oaklawn meet.



The question needs to be asked: Just how good has Tepin become?

The question needs to be asked: Just how good has Tepin become? The way she finished last year, and the way she has begun this year, it seems to me the Champion Turf Mare is starting to approach the exalted territory of special.



Tepin Simply Too Good at Tampa

She’s back. Champion grass mare Tepin (Bernstein) picked up right where she left off with a tour de force in Saturday’s GIII Endeavour S. at Tampa Bay.



Tepin Set for Season Debut in Endeavour

Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) winner Tepinenjoyed a few weeks kicking up her heels in South Florida after beating the boys Oct. 31, but now it's time for Robert Masterson's Bernstein runner to get back to work. 



Airoforce Ready for 2016 Debut in Risen Star

John C. Oxley's Airoforce has done little wrong in his career. 

A smashing winner on debut going six furlongs on the grass at Kentucky Downs in a sharp 1:10.34, the son of Colonel John   was equally as dominant in the Bourbon Stakes (gr. IIIT) next time out at Keeneland in his two-turn debut.



Glencrest Foaled & Raised Airoforce to make 3-year-old debut in Risen Star Stakes

Trainer Mark Casse on Sunday confirmed that Airoforce, an Eclipse Award finalist for champion 2-year-old male of 2015, will ship from south Florida to New Orleans



Hoppertunity Edges Glencrest-Bred Inperative in San Antonio

A year-long stretch of near misses ended for Hoppertunity Feb. 6 in the $500,000 San Antonio Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Park



GLENCREST & JSM EQUINE'S BLOFELD WINS THIRD CAREER GRADED STAKES

Blofeld rallied up the rail and ran down stable mate Stanford in the final strides to upset Saturday’s$500,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap, giving trainer Todd Pletcher a one-two finish in the Grade 2 event.    



SUCCESSFUL PINHOOK SOUPER COLOSSAL LANDS INSIDE FOR SMARTY JONES
A Keeneland November 2012 $100,000 weanling purchase and sold at Fasig-Tipton's Saratoga Yearling Sale for $350,000 to Live Oak Plantation, Souper Colossal was a sharp second in the West Virginia Derby (gr. II) in his last start.

SUCCESSFUL PINHOOK SOUPER COLOSSAL LANDS INSIDE FOR SMARTY JONES
A Keeneland November 2012 $100,000 weanling purchase and sold at Fasig-Tipton's Saratoga Yearling Sale for $350,000 to Live Oak Plantation, Souper Colossal was a sharp second in the West Virginia Derby (gr. II) in his last start.

Tepin Seeks Tampa Double

Robert E. Masterson’s Tepin (Bernstein), champion turf female of 2015, kicked her 2016 season off in style with a much-the-best score in the GIII Endeavour S. at Tampa Bay Downs Feb. 13,



KEEN ICE GOING FULL SPEED AHEAD TO TRAVERS AFTER RUNNER UP FINISH IN THE G1 HASKELL
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - Keen Ice continued his preparation for the Grade 1 Travers Stakes on Aug. 29 with another strong gallop Wednesday here.

KEEN ICE GOING FULL SPEED AHEAD TO TRAVERS AFTER RUNNER UP FINISH IN THE G1 HASKELL
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - Keen Ice continued his preparation for the Grade 1 Travers Stakes on Aug. 29 with another strong gallop Wednesday here.

GLENCREST BRED 3RD IN THE BELMONT STAKES
KEEN ICE, bred by Glencrest Farm finished third in AMERICAN PHAROAH's sweep of the Triple Crown at Belmont Park.

GLENCREST BRED 3RD IN THE BELMONT STAKES
KEEN ICE, bred by Glencrest Farm finished third in AMERICAN PHAROAH's sweep of the Triple Crown at Belmont Park.

GLENCREST BRED KEEN ICE HOPES TO COOL OFF PHAROAH
The hits just keep on coming for Donegal Racing, the partnership group formed by Des Moines-based attorney Jerry Crawford with a main goal is to have horses running in the 3-year-old classics.

GLENCREST BRED KEEN ICE HOPES TO COOL OFF PHAROAH
The hits just keep on coming for Donegal Racing, the partnership group formed by Des Moines-based attorney Jerry Crawford with a main goal is to have horses running in the 3-year-old classics.

DERBY 141 FEATURES ANOTHER GLENCREST BRED
Drawing post position #14 is Glencrest bred KEEN ICE (c, Curlin--Medomak, by Awesome Again). On Saturday, April 25 KEEN ICE covered five furlongs in 1:01.60 (15/67), with splits of :11.80, :24 and :48.60 and galloped out six furlongs in 1:15.60.

DERBY 141 FEATURES ANOTHER GLENCREST BRED
Drawing post position #14 is Glencrest bred KEEN ICE (c, Curlin--Medomak, by Awesome Again). On Saturday, April 25 KEEN ICE covered five furlongs in 1:01.60 (15/67), with splits of :11.80, :24 and :48.60 and galloped out six furlongs in 1:15.60.

CHURCHILL OPENING RACING RECAP FOR GLENCREST
BLOFELD had to settle for third in the first running of the $100,000 William Walker S. at Churchill Downs on April 25 making his first start at 3.

CHURCHILL OPENING RACING RECAP FOR GLENCREST
BLOFELD had to settle for third in the first running of the $100,000 William Walker S. at Churchill Downs on April 25 making his first start at 3.

Churchill Downs: Blofeld Makes 2015 Debut In Opening Night's William Walker | Paulick Report - Thoroughbred Horse Racing News
Glencrest Farm and JSM Equine's Blofeld, perfect in three career starts that includes victories in the Nashua (GII) and Futurity (GII), tops a field of six 3-year-olds entered Wednesday for Saturday night's first running of the $100,000 William Walker at six furlongs on the main track.

Churchill Downs: Blofeld Makes 2015 Debut In Opening Night's William Walker | Paulick Report - Thoroughbred Horse Racing News
Glencrest Farm and JSM Equine's Blofeld, perfect in three career starts that includes victories in the Nashua (GII) and Futurity (GII), tops a field of six 3-year-olds entered Wednesday for Saturday night's first running of the $100,000 William Walker at six furlongs on the main track.

GLENCREST BREDS WIN AT GULFSTREAM & KEENELAND
Racing at Gulfstream on Saturday, three year old ELEMENT made his third start a winning one after switching to turf.  The next day at Keeneland ALLIDOISDREAMOFYOU won his second career start for Jay Em Ess Stable.

GLENCREST BREDS WIN AT GULFSTREAM & KEENELAND
Racing at Gulfstream on Saturday, three year old ELEMENT made his third start a winning one after switching to turf.  The next day at Keeneland ALLIDOISDREAMOFYOU won his second career start for Jay Em Ess Stable.

GLENCREST BRED KEEN ICE TURNS IN DERBY WORK
Donegal Stable's KEEN ICE (Curlin), third in the G2 Risen Star S. and fourth in the G2 Louisiana Derby, worked six furlongs in !:13..20.

GLENCREST BRED KEEN ICE TURNS IN DERBY WORK
Donegal Stable's KEEN ICE (Curlin), third in the G2 Risen Star S. and fourth in the G2 Louisiana Derby, worked six furlongs in !:13..20.

GLENCREST BRED IMPERATIVE 2ND IN G2 CHARLES TOWN CLASSIC
Winner of the 76th running of the Charles Town marquee race in 2014, IMPERATIVE settled off the pace in the 2015 rendition,

GLENCREST BRED IMPERATIVE 2ND IN G2 CHARLES TOWN CLASSIC
Winner of the 76th running of the Charles Town marquee race in 2014, IMPERATIVE settled off the pace in the 2015 rendition,

WATCH OUT FOR BLOFELD
He won't make the Derby, but expecting BLOFELD to make plenty of noise during his three year old campaign. If this morning's work alongside no less a mate as Palace Malice is any indication of things to come.

WATCH OUT FOR BLOFELD
He won't make the Derby, but expecting BLOFELD to make plenty of noise during his three year old campaign. If this morning's work alongside no less a mate as Palace Malice is any indication of things to come.

GLENCREST CLIENT STEWART MADISON FEATURED IN PAULICK REPORT

In the music industry, superstars don't come along that often, and being able to spot a budding star before anyone else is a rare and coveted skill.



GLENCREST FOALED & RAISED 2YO AIROFORCE TAKES CHURCHILL'S KY JOCKEY CLUB S.-G2

Making his first start on dirt, AIROFORCE closed out the graded stakes season in the Bluegrass with a perfect trip, amplifying the versatility he’s displayed in four starts to date.



GLENCREST BRED & RAISED KEEN ICE POSSIBLE FOR CLARK

GI Travers S. winner Keen Ice (Curlin) will likely conclude his sophomore campaign with a start in the Nov. 27 GI Clark H. at Churchill Downs.



WAR FRONT DATE FOR SESSION TOPPING MARE DON'TFORGETABOUTME

Don’tforgetaboutme (Malibu Moon) will join the Claiborne Farm broodmare band with an expected visit to War Front next spring after selling for $675,000 during Thursday’s session of the Keeneland November sale.



KEENELAND PRESENTS AMERICAN GRADED STAKES STANDINGS: FAST AND FURIOUS

Tepin (Bernstein), Julien Leparoux up, wins the BC Mile 

 

Last weekend’s plethora of graded stakes action, including 13 Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup races, resulted in more than a few changes on the latest American Graded Stakes Standings charts.



GLENCREST BRED, FOALED AND RAISED STREET STRATEGY IN BC DIRT MILE-G1

After winning the first main-track mile race held in many years—perhaps ever—at Keeneland, jockey Corey Lanerie had some advice for riders trying the distance in the weeks to come, including the Oct. 30 Las Vegas Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I): Get out of the gate.



TEPIN and AIROFORCE Tune Up for Breeders' Cup

While Greathouse Bloodstock yearling purchase TEPIN didn't blaze in her final workout before facing males in the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) Oct. 31 font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; background-color> at Keeneland, trainer Mark Casse was pleased with the 4-year-old filly's half-mile breeze Oct. 23 at Churchill Downs.



GLENCREST BRED KEEN ICE DRAWS POST 2 IN BC CLASSIC

Owner of KEEN ICE reports, "Our team is thrilled with the #2 post. Highest winning percentage of the Keeneland meet. And Keen Ice could not be looking better!"



GREATHOUSE BLOODSTOCK SELECTION TEPIN TAKES ANOTHER G1


GLENCREST FOALED & RAISED 2YO TAKES KEENELAND'S DIXIANA BOURBON S.-G3


KEEN ICE SPRINGS TRAVERS UPSET ON 'PHAROAH'

Before the running of the $1.6 million Travers Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course, trainer Dale Romans thanked the New York Racing Association for capping attendance at



SESSION TOPPER FOR GLENCREST
A 16-year-old RNA is still paying dividends for Glencrest. The mare Call Her (Caller I.D.) failed to sell in 1998 and the Greathouse family is glad she didn't. A grandson of the mare was the top-selling weanling during Sunday's session of the Keeneland November sale.



GLENCREST & JSM EQUINE'S BLOFELD REMAINS UNDEFEATED AFTER G2 NASHUA WIN
Blofeld remained undefeated in three starts with a dominating win as the odds-on choice in the $250,000 Nasua Stakes (gr. III) (VIDEO) for 2-year-olds at Aqueduct Racetrack Nov. 2.

GLENCREST PINHOOK SOUPER COLOSSAL A HOT JUVENILE LONGSHOT
He has a funny name and isn't mentioned when people discuss the top tier of contenders for the Nov. 1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), but he's got talent, and that makes Souper Colossal dangerous in the $2 million contest at 1 1/16 miles.

Haskin's Breeders' Cup Classic Report: Don't Overlook Imperative
Has the Breeders' Cup Classic got you stumped? Are you clueless as to who is going to like the track, like the distance, not mind the traveling, draw a bad post? Do you know how good Shared Belief really is?

NEW CHAPTER FOR GREATHOUSE

Glencrest Farm's John Greathouse, suffice it to say, has a keen eye for horses. Over the past 15 years, he has purchased no fewer than four Grade I winners: read more...



Blofeld wins Futurity
ELMONT, N.Y. - Trainer Todd Pletcher's fabulous weekend with his 2-year-old colts continued Sunday at Belmont Park,

Puype Reflects on Mizdirection's Cup Success
When the World Championships are renewed for a third straight year Oct. 31-Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park, missing from the lineup will be one of the most dynamic Breeders' Cup winners of the past two yearstwo-time Turf Sprint (gr. IT) winner Mizdirection.


RACING NEWS
Glencrest and JSM Equine kick off Keeneland's opening day with DESIGNED FOR WAR

Glencrest's DESIGNED FOR WAR Faces Off Other Top Maiden Winners in the With Anticipation at Saratoga
Trainers Graham Motion and Todd Pletcher are each double-handed with talented maiden winners, all ready to take a giant step up in the $200,000 With Anticipation (gr. II) Aug. 29 at Saratoga Race Course.

"Blofeld...I like what I saw here"
Racing for Glencrest Farm LLC & JSM Equine, BLOFELD was purchased for $225,000 at the Fasig-Tipton March Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training after working a furlong in :10 flat.

GLENCREST & JSM EQUINE TEAM UP FOR SARATOGA DOUBLE
NY bred STORM won his third consecutive race taking his record to 8-4-0-2 $178,228 with the 1 1/8 mile turf allowance win.

BRISNET.COM PRESENTS BLOODLINES: AN IMPERATIVE VICTORY

With his length and a half victory on Saturday in the Grade 2 Charles Town Classic, Imperative went to the head of the list for the racehorse with the highest purse earnings in 2014.


If that surprises the gentle reader, it was also a surprise to most every handicapper and reader of form who was familiar with Imperative even three or four months ago.

Onlyforyou Euthanized After Training Accident

Multiple grade II winner Onlyforyou was euthanized March 15 after breezing at Palm Meadows, owner John Greathouse of Glencrest Farm confirmed.

The brilliant 3-year-old Malibu Moon   filly sustained a displaced condylar fracture while galloping out. She was being prepared for a start in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Oaks (gr. II) March 29



ONLYFORYOU 4 FOR 4 AFTER CONVINCING DAVONA DALE WIN
Glencrest Farm's ONLYFORYOU returned to the worktab March 8 after her victory in the Grade II Davona Dale.

GLENCREST CONNECTIONS POST BIG SALE NUMBERS
Kicking off the 2-year-olds in training sales season in California at Barretts, consignor Wavertree Stables took Glencrest's $190,000 weanling pinhook west for the sale.

Greathouse Holds On to Filly
John Greathouse, who went to $775,000 to pick up hip 75 last year at Keeneland September (pictured), was unwilling to let the Smart Strike filly go when she went through the ring Monday at Fasig-Tipton, buying her back for $700,000 to race for his family's Glencrest Farm.

Glencrest's Onlyforyou gives Pletcher third straight win in Forward Gal Stakes
HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. - Onlyforyou kept her record unblemished and gave trainer Todd Pletcher his third straight Forward Gal Stakes win after pulling away through the final furlong to a 2 3/4-length victory over Aurelia's Belle in the Grade 2 dash for 3-year-old fillies.

TWO ECLIPSE NOMINATIONS FOR GLENCREST FOALED AND RAISED MIZDIRECTION
Two-time Breeders' Cup winner MIZDIRECTION is one of three nominees in the Female Sprinter and Female Turf Horse categories. Taking on GROUPIE DOLL and DANCE TO BRISTOL for the sprint honors and DANK (GB) and LAUGHING (IRE) in the turf slot.

NEW YEAR'S DAY WIN
GAMBLER'S GHOST rings in the new year. The new 3yo by Ghostzapper was a astute 2yo purchase by Deuce Greathouse for owners Pike Place Racing & Homewrecker Racing LLC.

DECEIVED, TWICE PINHOOKED, GETS BLACK TYPE AT 2
A $135,000 purchase at Keeneland November, DECEIVED was sent to the Fasig-Tipton October yearling sale where Glencrest entered a new partnership with Phase II for $120,000.

UNDEFEATED 2YO ONLYFORYOU
John Greathouse admits he has a soft spot for fillies by Malibu Moon and, understandably so, after the exploits of Devil May Care, who carried his family's Glencrest Farm silks to victories in the 2009 GI Frizette S. and 2010 GI Mother Goose S. and GI Coaching Club American Oaks, as well as a tilt at the GI Kentucky Derby. Glencrest was back in the winner's circle with another daughter of Malibu Moon yesterday at Gulfstream Park when Onlyforyou won a six-furlong
allowance by a confident 3 1/2 lengths. Greathouse purchased the bay filly for $115,000 out of the 2012 Keeneland September sale.


HALF-SISTER WINS AT GULFSTREAM
CELEBRATOR, a three year old Elusive Quality filly won in her second start, a maiden special weight at Gulfstream by 4 ¼ lengths. Four Star will offer her half-sister for Glencrest at the Fasig-Tipton February Sale in foal to Shackleford.

GLENCREST PINHOOK WINS BY 7 AT AQUEDUCT
DECEIVED, a two year old filly by Broken Vow, was a $135,000 weanling purchase for Glencrest. Earlier this year she brought $180,000 at OBS March. Racing for Treadway Racing Stable the daughter of Naughty Natisha has been in the money in every start. Finding her stride at the 1 mile distance, her records stands at 4-1-2-1 and $73,000 in earnings.

FIRST START WINNER
Two-year-old ONLYFORYOU won her debut at Aqueduct. Breaking in from the outside gate, the Malibu Moon filly moved up to sit in third off the early pace. She pressed for the lead on the turn, gained a narrow advantage in upper stretch and cleared to a 2 ¼-length win. The $115,000 Keeneland September yearling purchase races for Glencrest and is trained by Todd Pletcher.

FASIG-TIPTON WRAP UP
Glencrest foaled and raised MIZDIRECTION starts a new career after selling for $2,700,000 at the Fasig-Tipton November Sale. Her price was the co-third highest at the sale overall and the highest for a racing/broodmare prospect. She was purchased on behalf of Al Shaqarab Farm. Glencrest sold NEFERTINI in foal to Tapit for $1,250,000. The five year old by Empire Maker mare was purchased by Alpha Delta, Reynolds Bell, agent.

MIZDIRECTION WINS IT AGAIN IN BREEDERS' CUP

Some things never change with Mizdirection. She's unbeatable on Santa Anita's turf course, especially in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint on the track's hillside course.

Mizdirection won the 2012 Turf Sprint in a 6-1 upset after a layoff of more than five months. Saturday, Mizdirection did it again, winning the $1 million BC Turf Sprint in her first start since early June.

Foaled, Raised & Sold MIZDIRECTION Sparkles in Work

MIZDIRECTION tuned up for the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint-G1 with a sparkling five furlongs in :57 4/5 Oct. 25 at Santa Anita. With Mike Smith in the irons, the mare toured the turf course in front of trainer Mike Puype, co-owner Bill Strauss and bloostock agen Alex Solis II.

 

"Look at how she did it-that's the key," said Puype. "He hwas never asking her for it. She is freaky good right now."

Pinhook Grad Cross Entered in Juvenile BC races
DIAMOND BACHELOR expected to run in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile-G1 on Saturday, Nov. 2 is also entered in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf-G1 on Friday, Nov. 1 with preference for the Juvenile. The son of War Front out of the stakes-placed Pulpit mare Seasoned has a history of selling well in the auction ring. Glencrest's John W. Greathouse, agent purchased the colt for $100,000 as a weanling at the 2011 Keeneland November sale.

Keeneland: Skyfall goes for Glencrest, Pletcher in Wednesday feature
LEXINGTON, Ky. - As Grade 1 winners, Honey Ryder and Panty Raid are foremost among the Glencrest Farm fillies to capture major races with Todd Pletcher as trainer. No one reveled more in their success than David Greathouse, one of the Glencrest heirs.

HOMEBRED 2YO DOMINO DERVAL WINS AT BELMONT
Making her second career start DOMINO DERVAL edged away for her maiden special weight victory.

Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint: Puype says Mizdirection will be ready
The biggest development over the weekend surrounding the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint did not concern a potential prep race. It had to do with a workout, specifically the half-mile breeze Friday in 48.40 seconds around the dogs on the Santa Anita turf course by Mizdirection, the winner of last year's Turf Sprint.

"Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf: Diamond Bachelor looks best in the West"

Glencrest Pinhook Success

Diamond Bachelor was very impressive winning both of his races on the Del Mar turf for trainer Patrick Biancone, and he looks like a horse who could make a big impact in the one-mile race. He has only started twice, but he showed different attributes in each race, which can only help him when he takes on what will be his biggest challenge Nov. 1.



Greathouse Secures Bevy of Classy Fillies

Glencrest Farm's John Greathouse partnered with Phase II Thoroughbreds to land a trio of attractive filly prospects yesterday at September. They included:



War Front's Diamond Bachelor Stays Perfect-A Glencrest Pinhook!
Diamond Bachelor (c, 2, War Front--Seasoned, by Pulpit), an impressive debut winner going a mile over the Del Mar lawn Aug. 8, was favored at 6-5 to remain perfect in the Oak Tree Juvenile Turf S.

MUNNINGS SISTER TAKES THE SMART AND FANCY AT BELMONT
Sold in-utero by Four Star Sales, agent for Glencrest Farm at the 2008 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale for $230,000, the multiple stakes winner is a full sister to Glencrest bred MUNNINGS, now standing at Ashford Stud.

First yearlings set to sell at Fasig July

Glencrest will consign three at the Fasig-Tipton July Sale through Four Star Sales Agent.

The first, hip 22 is a filly by Sky Mesa and is a half-sister to Glencrest's multiple stakes placed Kiss in the Forest ($158,658), both from the family of Horse of the Year twice in Canada, Soaring Free.

Mizdirection Ok After Just a Game Loss
Glencrest foaled and raised, Mizdirection (Mizzen Mast) came out of her disappointing fifth-place effort in Saturday's G1 Just a Game S., according to trainer Mike Puype. "I'm not making any excuses," Puype said Sunday morning.

Glencrest & Tayloe's DOHERTY in Easy Goer S. on Belmont undercard
Purchased at the 2011 Saratoga Select yearling sale, DOHERTY carries hopes for his owners in the first stakes on Saturday at Belmont.

MIZDIRECTION's dam and full sister at Glencrest, hoping for big win on Belmont Day!
MIZDIRECTION, North America's co-leading yearling sales horse by 2013 Graded stakes wins, takes on a stiff field in the Just a Game with Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith getting the the call from post 6.

Mizdirection Shipping to NY for Just a Game
Glencrest foaled & raised Mizdirection to invade Belmont

Jungle Racing's Mizdirection, winner of four consecutive graded stakes, worked five furlongs on turf in 1:00 1/5 June 2 at Betfair Hollywood Park in preparation for the $500,000 Just a Game Stakes (gr. IT) at Belmont Park June 8.


Multiple Graded Stakes Winner DISPOSABLEPLEASURE Turned Out for Sixty Days
Midway, KY—John Greathouse announced today that 2013 Sixty Sails H.-G3 winner Disposablepleasure was examined by Dr. Larry Bramlage after her disappointing fourth place finish in Monday's Grade I Ogden Phipps S. at Belmont. "Dr. Bramlage found a semi-lunar distal cannon bone fracture of the articular surface and a villonodular mass in the front of the fetlock joint," commented Greathouse. "She's home here at Glencrest, we will evaluate her in 60 to 90 days and see if a comeback is possible."

SKYFALL FLYS HOME AT BELMONT
Racing for Glencrest and partners, three-year-old SKYFALL returned to the winner's circle after coming off the turf at Belmont Park. Just like her debut, the daughter of More Than Ready out of Yard Art had to move to the main track due to sloppy conditions.

RECORDS FALL AT OBS APRIL

Topping yesterday's fourth and final session was Hip 1002, a colt by Street Sense who was hammered down to David Clark for $425,000. Rice Horse Stables, agent, consigned the horse, who was produced by a full-sister to GISW Spoken Fur (Notebook). "Let this be the first of many headlines to come about this colt," said consignor Alexandra de Meric.



HAWTHORNE: DISPOSABLEPLEASURE GIVES PLETCHER ANOTEHR SIXTY SAILS
STICKNEY, Ill. - Considering how little his day-to-day has to do with Chicago racing, Todd Pletcher has carved quite a niche in the Grade 3 Sixty Sails Handicap. Pletcher won his fourth Sixty Sails on Saturday with Disposablepleasure, who, like his previous race winners, Fleet Indian and Life At Ten, looked like a very progressive horse winning here at Hawthorne.

MIZDIRECTION AND HER CELEBRITY OWNER TAKE HOME JUDGES' PRIZE FOR SHORT FILMS AT SANTA ANITA
Glencrest foaled and raised Mizdirection along with her owner, noted sports talk host Jim Rome were featured in a short film titled "One."

JAMAICAN SMOKE GETS GRADE I BLACK TYPE AT KEENELAND
An impressive maiden winner one year ago at Keeneland, Jamaican Smoke returned for the 7f  Madison S.-G1 for trainer Eddie Kenneally. Away quickly Jamaican Smoke set a pressured pace along the inside with fractions of :22.33 for the opening quarter-mile and :45.23 for the half-mile. 


MIZDIRECTION, FOALED & RAISED AT GLENCREST, A PERFECT SIX FOR SIX OVER SANTA ANITA TURF COURSE
Coming into the Las Cienegas S.-G3, Breeders' Cup winner Mizdirection sported an impressive record, boasting a perfect five-for-five over the Santa Anita turf course.

$410,000 2YO foaled & raised at Glencrest
MIZDIRECTION's half-brother, foaled and raised at Glencrest, sold today at OBS March 2YO In Training Sale for $410,000 to Narvick International. From the first crop by Grade I Millionaire Cowboy Cal, the juvenile was sold at the 2012 Keeneland September by our partner group, Four Star Sales, for $75,000 to Southern Chase Farm, Inc. The son of Deceptive worked in :20 4/5 during the under tack show at OBS.


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Gulfstream Park: Jamaican Smoke returns from long layoff in Friday optional claimer
HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. - Jamaican Smoke, whose promising 3-year-old campaign was abruptly cut short after she was scratched the morning of the Grade 1 Prioress last summer at Saratoga, will finally return to action under optional-claiming conditions in Friday's $57,500 feature at Gulfstream Park.

Mizdirection Takes Turf Sprint Over the Boys
Mizdirection provided a rumble in The Jungle at Santa Anita Park Nov. 3, taking the $1 million Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) in a thrilling stretch drive in near-record time.



SARATOGA DEBUT WINNER SKYFALL ENTERED FOR KEENELAND'S OPENING DAY ALCIBIADES S.-G1
There was a crowd at the entry booth Tuesday morning, nineteen 2-year-old fillies were entered in the $400,000 Darley Alcibiades Stakes, the Grade 1 race that helps to open the 17-day fall meet Friday. Rather than split the Alcibiades, as might have been done in a bygone era, racing officials opted to keep the race intact. As many as 14 can start, with two more fillies on the also-eligibles list and three more excluded.

RACING FOR GLENCREST & PARTNERS DISPOSABLEPLEASURE TAKES ON G1 COMPANY
Super Saturday at Belmont include the Grade I Beldame Invitational. The 5th race goes off at 2:58 p.m. with DISPOSABLEPLEASURE taking on big time fillies, including Breeders' Cup Distaff winner Royal Delta and Grade I winner It's Tricky. The $400,000 Grade I is a "Win and You're In" Race for the 2012 Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita. Trainer Todd Pletcher entered the three-year-old Giacomo filly after a 4 furlong work at Saratoga in :48.00, the fastest of 54 on September 24.
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2012 PARTNERSHIP SALES RESULTS
With Fox Straus Glencrest Farm purchased the mare ALL DEUCES WILD at 2010 Keeneland November Sale for $72,000, less than two years later the partners were rewarded with her yearling colt by Tapit, which sold at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga for $400,000 to Shadwell Estate Co.

SKYFALL WINS AT THE SPA FOR GLENCREST
Two-year-old SKYFALL made her racing debut a winning effort for Glencrest and partners.
Bred by Glencrest, SKYFALL is out of YARD ART and is by MORE THAN READY.  Reserved by her breeder after going through the Keeneland September sale, the filly was retained and now races for Glencrest and partners. The 7f maiden special weight was run over a sealed sloppy track. Jockey John Velazquez called upon her entering the stretch and the Todd Pletcher trainee turned in a good effort to get the lead and win by ¾ length.

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GLENCREST RACING PARTNERS GRAB 2ND IN SARATOGA STAKES
Three year old KISS IN THE FOREST, a pinhook retained by Glencrest Farm that now races for a farm partnership, picked up black type in the 5 1/2fT Coronation Cup at Saratoga. Turned loose entering the stretch she had control but then had to battle with Heaven Knows What and was caught in final furlong. Settling for second, look for the Bruce Levine filly racing later this fall.
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PINHOOK GRADUATE CURRENCY SWAP STAYS UNBEATEN AT THE SPA
Grade I 2yo and yearling sales graduate CURRENCY SWAP pounced at the right time to earn the second graded stakes win of his career in the $200,000 Amsterdam S.-G2 at Saratoga.

G1 PINHOOK GRAD SOLD AT FT, CURRENTCY SWAP BACK AT THE SPA
Hopeful (gr. I) winner Currency Swap returns to the scene of last year's great triumph at Saratoga Race Course as the 5-2 favorite in a field of seven for the $200,000 Amsterdam Stakes (gr. II) July 29

GLENCREST PARTNERSHIPS MAKE THREE STAKES PERFORMANCES AT BELMONT
DISPOSABLEPLEASURE kicked off the Belmont stakes performances for Glencrest Farm & partners. In the Grade I Mother Goose S., the 1-2 favorite Contested faded badly while Kentucky Oaks winner Believe You Can failed to menance.

GLENCREST RACING PARTNERSHIP
3YO JAMAICAN SMOKE, on a winning streak, moved her tack to Churchill to take a 7f allowance by 4 ¼ lengths as the bettors second choice. June 13 this Saturday also a 3YO filly bred by Glencrest and now racing in partnership, this one trained by Bruce Levine, found the winners circle at Belmont Park rewarding her backers with $7.40, $3.80 and $3.00 pay off.
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GRADE I 2YO CURRENCY SWAP, BOUGHT & SOLD BY GLENCREST WITH PARTNERS ON HIS WAY BACK AT THREE
The son of High Cotton gave it his all in the Grade II Woody Stephens S. on Belmont Stakes day.  CURRENCY SWAP was hustled from the gate cross reined, prompted the pace while two to three wide throughout, was under urging at the three-eighths and ran on with good energy, latching on to Trinniberg until shaken off a bit with a furlong to go to be safe for the place.


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DISPOSABLEPLEASURE MOVES INTO GRADE I COMPANY
With a less than desirable trip behind her, Black Eyed Susan-G2 runner up DISPOSABLEPLEASURE, takes on a short but highly competitive field in Saturday's Grade I Mother Goose S. at Belmont. The field includes Kentucky Oaks victress Believe You Can, Grade I placed Zo Impressive, a daughter of the Glencrest bred and raced Grade I winner Zoftig, was the Acorn S.-G1 runner up to Bob Baffert's entry here, Contested. Winner of the Demoiselle S.-G2 at two, DISPOSABLEPLEASURE's trainer Todd Pletcher might be hoping for showers for the daughter of Giacomo. Plagued by record heat, the Big Apple is set for cooler temperatures come Saturday.
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GLENCREST & FOUR STAR TEAM UP WITH SEVEN AT FTK JULY, FIVE FROM GREATHOUSE BROTHERS
A gray colt from the first crop by classic placed Dunkirk steps into the ring early as hip 12, a half-brother to KARAMA is from the family of Canadian champion and sire DANCE TO MARKET, champion WILDERNESS SONG, etc.

GLENCREST PINHOOK PARTNERSHIP GRAD & G1 2YO CURRENCY SWAP ON BELMONT UNDERCARD
The High Cotton 3yo goes to post in the Woody Stephens S.-G2. A recent stakes winner at the Belmont oval, the Klaravich Stables runner gets Rajiv Muragh for the mount taking on nine others including Kentucky Derby starter Trinniberg and Isn't He Clever.


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GSW DISPOSABLEPLEASURE BACK ON THE WORK TAB
After coming up just 1 ¼ lengths short in the Black Eyed Susan-G2 after a terrible trip, the Glencrest racing partnership color bearer turned in a solid one minute breeze at Belmont. Other Glencrest racing partnership horses to keep an eye on are JAMAICAN SMOKE, on a winning streak, she moved her tack to Churchill to take a 7f allowance by 4 ¼ lengths as the bettors second choice. Watch for This Saturday at Belmont on June 9, taking on a full field of maidens in the fourth race on the Belmont Stakes undercard.
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Glencrest to offer 53 yearlings at auction in 2012
While individual consignments are still influx, Four Star Sales will offer four Glencrest raised yearlings at the Fasig-Tipton July Sale in Lexington. Comprised of two colts and two fillies, sires represented are Dixie Union, Exchange Rate, First Samurai and Roman Ruler.  Confirmed for The Saratoga Sale, are four colts selling with Four Star, Tapit - All Deuces Wild, Broken Vow-Naughty Natisha, Dixie Union-Risk and Hard Spun-Andora Springs. In the NY Bred Preferred Sale a filly by Congrats o/o One Wise Cowgirl, plus three colts by Fusaichi Pegasus, Artie Schiller and Tiago will be on tap. Check back soon for updates on these and our other summer and fall consignments. To schedule an early inspection at Glencrest, contact Deuce Greathouse at 859.221.8033.

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Currency Swap capitalizes on Peter Pan undercard
Klaravich Stables and William Lawrence's Currency Swap, a Glencrest Pinhook graduate, captured the $83,300 You and I Stakes at Belmont Park on Saturday in wire-to-wire fashion. Sent off as the nearly 3-2 favorite, the Teresa Pompay trainee completed the seven-furlong contest in 1:22 2/5, winning by three-quarters of a length over the fast dirt. Jockey Rajiv Maragh was aboard to guide the High Cotton three-year-old to his second stakes victory and first win of 2012.
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Pletcher Entrants Vie for Black-Eyed Susan
Trainer Todd Pletcher will seek both redemption and progression when he saddles both Disposablepleasure and In Lingerie in the 88th renewal of the Black-Eyed Susan (gr. II) at Pimlico Race Course May 18, and a race he won with Glencrest Farm's Panty Raid in 2007.

Kentucky Derby Top 10: Casey's Picks

Kentucky Derby Top 10: Casey’s Picks– Another weekend has come and gone, and more Kentucky Derby points have been distributed. So far, horses are emerging as either tough competitors or top competitors.